- Nehmo –
A better question would be, "Is there any reason I should use copper for
inside water plumbing?" These guys http://www.copper.org/ advocate the
material, but they might as well give up. Here's a Plumbing & Mechanical
plumber survey summary:
And here's a pro-copper pdf, http://www.ccbda.org/pdfs/41E.pdf if you
want the other side.
My suggestions: Use PEX, and don't rely on the plumbing contractor's
advice. A lot of them aren't up on what's happening.
There's more than one brand of PEX (cross-linked polyethylene), so
There are many other design considerations beyond material selection.
For example, is a manifold system the way to go?
Supply more details about your planned house: size, location, heating &
cooling system, etc.
On Wed, 17 Nov 2004 19:41:47 GMT, "Nehmo Sergheyev"
If it's your house, go with copper. it's tried, trued, and proven.
pex from what i understand is ok, but the big IF is. the installer.
unless you get a tried, trued and proven installer of pex, STAY AWAY
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